SOC 152: Juvenile Delinquency Spring 2020

This course will increase your knowledge about sociological theories of, and research on, juvenile delinquency.
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Faculty

Bill McCarthy

Units

4

Prerequisites

SOC 001, SOC 002, or SOC 003 recommended.

Quarters

Spring 2020

Description

This course will increase your knowledge about sociological theories of, and research on, juvenile delinquency. It will also include an examination of violence against and by adolescents. As a starting point, we will use this year’s book chosen by the Campus Community Book Project: Gary Younge’s (2016) Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives.
https://ccbp.ucdavis.edu/
Course work will include a poster and a research paper on one dimension of violence and a midterm exam.